Upcoming 2020 Travels

Upcoming 2020 Travels

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I like to plan out the year’s travels on January 1. It allows me to set a budget, schedule my vacation time, and look forward to things. This year is shaping up busier than any other I can recall–and holds...
A Night Out In El Paso

A Night Out In El Paso

As promised, here is the rest of Thursday’s adventures. This is the house we stayed at during our visit – the Sisters of St. Joseph House in El Paso, TX. It had a great view of the city below. Our group allowed me to indulge my inner foodie for a night. We dined at a...
Don’t Fence Me In

Don’t Fence Me In

So yesterday was spent at the border – half visiting with two groups of friends at the fence and the other half doing a ride-along with the U.S Border Patrol. It was a very interesting duo of events to have in one day. Since we took a million pictures I will let...
Driving Texas – Day 2

Driving Texas – Day 2

Yesterday was another pretty uneventful day of driving. We entertained ourselves mostly with NPR podcasts, finishing Bossypants and looking up things in the U.S. atlas – I know you’re jealous. We finally located a Starbucks, which was probably the...
Driving Texas – Day 1

Driving Texas – Day 1

So yesterday my friends Matt and Brandon and I drove from Kansas City to Dallas, TX on our way to El Paso/Anapra for our border meetings. It was a pretty uneventful drive – punctuated by me reading my accounting textbook and us listening to Tina Fey’s...
Border Bound

Border Bound

As I had mentioned in two previous blog posts – here and here – I am involved with a group people who are partnering with a colonia outside of Jaurez, Mexico called Anapra. We are building relationships with them, while helping out in small ways with...

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